DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
Texas Instruments TI-1766+
|Date of introduction:||1996||Display technology:||LCD|
|New price:||Display size:||8|
|Size:|| 5.2" x 2.9" x 0.35"
132 x 73 x 9 mm3
|Weight:||1.9 ounces, 54 grams||Serial No:|
|Batteries:||LR54 (30µA)||Date of manufacture:||mth 12 year 1999|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||China (S)|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Joerg Woerner|
years ago Texas Instruments entered with the TI-1766
the market of LCD-calculators powered by solar cells. We found a lot of
different designs with the TI-1766 II, TI-1766
III and this TI-1766+. But none in the line got before a tiltable display
like the TI-1768 and TI-1768
Dismantling this TI-1766+ manufactured in December 1998 by Inventec Corporation in Shanghai, China reveals a pretty simple design centered around an unknown single-chip calculator circuit.
With the TI-1706+ a calculator with a more traditional housing was introduced.
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© Joerg Woerner, May 13, 2002. No reprints without written permission.